EMYSystem Species Page: Ocadia sinensis
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Geoemydidae ()
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Ocadia (Chinese Stripe-necked Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Ocadia sinensis (Chinese Stripe-necked Turtle)
range of species Ocadia sinensis
approximate range
Original Description Gray 1834a : 53
Type Locality "in Chinā" [PRC]; "S. China" according to Boulenger (1889:87)
Holotype BMNH 1947.3.5.26
Original name Emys sinensis
Common name Chinese Stripe-necked Turtle
Distribution Southern China (including the islands of Taiwan and Hainan) to central Vietnam and apparently Laos
Comments Reviewed by Stejneger (1907), Smith (1931), Pope (1935), and Bourret (1941).
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